Sony's Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. has ended its joint distribution venture in Hong Kong with Edko Films after nearly eight years. However, Edko will remain Col's sole agent and distrib…
IN THE SHADOW OF A GIANT Warner Bros. and Disney could not have predicted their new pics would face such a strong foe in "The Passion of the Christ." Here’s how other frosh pics have fared…
Bryan Singer will direct a remake of "Logan's Run" for Warner Bros. and producer Joel Silver. The sci-fi action film about a man trying to escape a mandatory death sentence on his 21st birthday is…
Chuck Gordon's Daybreak Prods. and Adrian Askarieh's Prime Universe Prods. have optioned the feature film and TV rights to "Sword of Dracula," based on the comicbook series created by Jason Henderson.
Revolution Studios has acquired remake rights to the 1997 Israeli pic "92 Minutes," with Bob Cooper's Landscape Entertainment attached to produce.
Exhib Loews Cineplex Entertainment plans to follow Warner Bros. Intl. Cinemas into China. Loews has formed a management group in Beijing with execs from Mediaplex, its Korean partner.
Mike Tollin and Brian Robbins have inked a two-year first-look production and distribution deal for their Tollin-Robbins Prods. with Walt Disney Studios, making the Mouse House their official home…
Marketing veteran Gerry Rich has emerged as the leading candidate to fill Paramount's top marketing slot, which has been vacant for the past six months since Arthur Cohen exited the post.
As the beehive queens of the '60s might have opined, you can never have too much hairspray. New Line Cinema will produce a feature remake of "Hairspray," thus completing a 16-year full-circle journey…
The Tribeca Film Festival has announced the first of several world premieres lined up for the downtown Gotham fest's third edition, which runs May 1-9.
MGM is in talks with Beyonce Knowles to play the chief suspect in a diamond heist in "The Pink Panther" and has tapped French star Jean Reno ("Ronin") to play Inspector Clouseau's traveling companion.